Tips for the 2017 Timpanogos Storytelling Festival

Courtney Burns

The 2017 Timpanogos Storytelling Festival officially kicks off in just one week and we can’t wait to open the doors on our new site at the Ashton Garden’s at Thanksgiving Point. With a new location comes a variety of new opportunities as well as questions about how things will work. We’ve tried to think through as many things as possible to give you a few tips...

Getting to Know Josh Goforth

Courtney Burns

From his Appalachian Mountain accent to his incredible talents on pretty much all the instruments, Josh Goforth is one of those storytellers you really...

Getting to Know Charlotte Blake Alston

Courtney Burns

One of Timpanogos’ favorite storytellers, Charlotte Blake Alston has a wonderful way of weaving stories that allow...

Getting to Know Sam Payne

Madeleine Hamblin

Sam Payne, hailing from right here in Utah, is a stellar teller of stories and songs. Each time I hear him I am impressed with his skill and abilities. A writer, teller, teacher, and radio personality we are happy to have him with us at the festival again this year to share...

Getting to Know Catherine Conant

Courtney Burns

Catherine Conant grew up in a large Italian family in New Jersey where she learned to stitch together the things of family and of imagination to...

Getting to Know Michael Reno Harrell

Madeleine Hamblin

We are excited to welcome Michael Reno Harrell to the festival for the first time this year! Coming from the Southern Appalachian Mountains his stories and songs have been described best as “like a breakfast of butter and molasses on a warm biscuit…

Getting to Know Bil Lepp

Janessa James

Bil Lepp is a very candid and soothing storyteller with a desire to instill in all of his listeners the virtues of obedience and honesty. Okay, that wasn’t all true. Bil is a world-renowned liar and a favorite of the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival and...

Getting to know Tim Lowry

Kim McCloskey

Tim Lowry is back with his southern charm, dry wit and hopefully a Gullah story or two. We've asked him a few questions to help you get to know him a bit.